December 7, 2004

Butler Falls Short At Bradley, 75-66

Dec. 7, 2004

Box Score

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Marcellus Sommerville scored 20 points to lead Bradley to a 75-66 victory over Butler Tuesday.

The forward also collected eight rebounds and four assists to give the Braves (5-1) their third straight win.

Guards Tony Bennett, Jeremy Crouch and Daniel Ruffin all scored in double-digits, while center Patrick O'Bryant led Bradley with 10 rebounds.

Bradley trailed 35-36 at the half to Butler (3-2) but outscored the Bulldogs in the second, hitting almost 78 percent from the free-throw line in front of a home crowd of 8,810.

Guard Avery Sheets led Butler with 17 points, while A.J. Graves and Brandon Polk came off the bench to score 16 and 15 points respectively.